When we first were recommended these we very curious as to what the slight difference in finish on a rye whiskey would make. One was 63% Madeira finish, 30% Sauternes finish and 7% Port finish, the other was 100% Sauternes finish. Although there was a seemingly slight difference in the final aging of the whiskey, […]

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A little about the distillery, Springbank Distillery is based in Campbeltown, Scotland. Home of three distillers, Campbeltown is known for their full bodied scotches, like Springbank 17 Years Aged here. The color was clearly a light amber. Nose: T: Very sweet, chardonnay predominant with cherry hints C: Just like a strong chardonnay with hints of […]

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Some history about this bottle: Redbreast is an Irish whiskey from “Irish Distillers”. They are the world’s biggest producers of (get this) Irish Whiskeys. But these guys triple distill their mash of malted and unmalted barley and age for 21 long years to make this fantastic whiskey. (T=Trevor, C=Cole) Nose: T: Honey hints C: Caramel […]

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A little history first on Bowmore Distillery. The distillery was established before our US constitution was even signed. 1779 to be exact. Located on the Islay Island of the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, they have been at this for quite a while. What struck us first about this scotch was the color once we took […]

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So another great week of progress with week six. Not to mention the official request was given, but I’ll get to that in a bit. Friday comes around again and Trevor and myself are¬†excited to follow through with our usual Whiskey Friday tradition. We meet at the liquor store hoping to find a good “Back […]

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